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Sestertius with bust of Antonia II, struck under Claudius

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Obverse: Bust of Antonia II to right, her hair simply arranged, in a queue behind. ANTONIA AVGVSTA Reverse: Claudius veiled, standing to left, holding a simpulum in right hand. TI·CLAVDIVS CAESAR·AVG·P·M·TR·P·IMP·P·P In the field S C

Provenance

By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren; 1900: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren

Credit Line

Catharine Page Perkins Fund

Roman, Imperial Period, about A.D. 50–54

Mint

Rome

Dimensions

Diameter: 30.5 mm. Weight: 16.66 gm.

Accession Number

00.282

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins